Self Love

Self Love

I write this to you during a thunderstorm in LA.  It wasn’t too long ago that I felt the clouds of sadness cover the spring in my step.  I found myself crying almost every day wondering when the light would come in. I am glad to say that I am on the other side of…

Inversions Workshop

Inversions Workshop

Click here to sign up! Please join me on Sunday, January 27 for an Inversions Workshop at The Green Yogi in Manhattan Beach from 12:30-2:30pm! Would you like to learn how to practice inversions? Inversions are a great way to increase focus, heighten your awareness, build strength, cultivate balance, as well as decrease stress and…

Lessons from my little one

Lessons from my little one

When I had my daughter 10 months ago, I had no idea the world of wonder I was in for. My daughter has taught me so much in these last 10 months and truly put my practice into action. I have been tested and challenged more times than I can count only to come out…

How to make Ghee

How to make Ghee

Ghee is an amazing substance with countless benefits to our body and mind. It has been used in Ayurveda for thousands of years due to its numerous medicinal properties. Ghee is highly clarified butter. It is made by cooking butter until the water has evaporated, and then removing the dairy solids. Research shows that ghee…

Fall Practices + Recipes

Fall Practices + Recipes

In this blog we will share with you simple recipes and practices that can help assist you during the season of fall.  Ayurveda is all about cultivating balance in your life so you can maintain optimal health.  When we are healthy we are living according to the seasons and in harmony with mother nature.  I…

All about fall according to Ayurveda

All about fall according to Ayurveda

Ayurvedic practices are simple and elegant. This cohesive system of prevention and wellness puts each individual at the center of their lives. The simplest way to bring Ayurveda into your life and experience its gifts is to live seasonally. Wellness comes from each individual adjusting their food and lifestyle practices to accommodate the season and climate…

Learn about your Dosha: Ayurvedic Constitutions

Learn about your Dosha: Ayurvedic Constitutions

A guest blog by Eleni Tsikrikas What is a Dosha? Ayurvedic medicine uses Dosha to refer to ones genetic constitution.  Dosha explains several aspects a person and includes:   Your structure or physical body How the body functions, for example digestion and metabolism Your mental processes, dominant emotions and personality Your tendencies towards health, imbalances…

Ayurveda- “The Peoples Medicine”

Ayurveda- “The Peoples Medicine”

A guest blog written by Eleni Tsikrikas Ayurveda ( pronounced eye -your -veda) is nature based energetic system of medicine originating from India. It’s over 5000 years old and often translated to as “the science of life”.  A complete holistic system of healing which complements Yoga, its sister science. Classically, Ayurveda’s main focus is a…

Six Self Care Tips for Moms

Six Self Care Tips for Moms

As a new mom, I struggle to find me-time. My daughter is 10 months old and prior to her being born, I had a lot of time to take care of myself. My days of long walks on the beach, 90 minute vinyasa classes and massages once a week have turned into baby naps, nursing…